Obituaries - October 18, 2008

Eric Wade Berry

A Memorial Service for Mr. Berry will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Ridge Christian Fellowship at 216 South Maple St, Lebanon.

Mr. Berry passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 at UMC in Lebanon. He was born in Galveston Texas. He was a resident of Lebanon for 10 years.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Walter and Hazel Gilbert and Nannie Sherrer.

Survivors include: parents, James L. and Sandra Berry of Lebanon; fiancé, Heather Seymour; children, Ski-Onna and Anthony Berry, all of Texas; siblings, Heather (Robert) Stafford, Wesley (Malery) Berry, Jacob and Richard White, Sheryl Hight of Texas and David Hay and Michael Manus of Tennessee; nieces, Emily Lee, Taylor and Shayla Stafford; nephews, Mason Stafford, James Taylor, all of Lebanon, Kevin Atwood of Texas; cousin, Zeriphia Sheridan of Texas; and numerous other family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at First Tennessee Bank.

Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ann Elizabeth Ladd

Funeral services for Mrs. Ladd will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Hunter FUneral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Doug Cather and Dr. Wayne Jamison officiating. Interment will follow in the Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday.

Mrs. Ladd, 76, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at Lebanon Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the daughter of the late Althia Loyd Newman and Lou Ella Jones Newman. She was born in Eupora, Miss.

A long-time educator, Mrs. Ladd taught for many years at Mt. Juliet and Riverdale high schools.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Jack Ladd.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Debby and Jeff James of Murfressboro; grandchildren, Regan and Morgan James, both of Murfreesboro; sister, Dr. Alta Lane of Adamsville, Tenn.; brother, Buddy Newman of Reston, Va.; sister-in-law, Patricia Arthur of Johnston, S.C.; niece, Sheila (Shad) Williams of Adamsville, Tenn.; nephew, Mike Arthur of Johnston, S.C.; and other nieces and nephews.

Orbie Mae Hemontolor Shipper Walker

Funeral services for Mrs. Walker will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Dickie Johnson and Bro. John Petree officiating. Interment will follow at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be noon-8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Walker, 80, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, at Pavilion in Lebanon. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Nannie Corley Hemontolor. She retired from Texas Boot and was a Baptist in belief.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elbridge Shipper; brothers, Dewey (Sadie) Hemontolor, Tom (Carrie) Hemontolor, Hobert (Elizabeth) Hemontolor, and Ernest Hemontolor; and sisters, Julie (Claud) Mofield and Buhler (Eddie) Baird.

Survivors include: sister, Elizabeth (Jr.) Ogle of Lebanon; sister-in-law, Wytania Hemontolor of Murfreesboro; and nephew, Jimmy (Linda) McMillen of Florida.

Pallbearers will be David Taylor, James Westmoreland, Jeff Denson, William Westmoreland, Eugene Graves, Howard Hemontolor, R. C. Christian, Randy Ballard, and Terry Lee Hemontolor.


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